Apr 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
the show is that one, apple. the tech giant expected to post earnings of $10.01 per share. folks, that would be a 19% drop year over year, the first expected drop in more than a decade. now, revenue is seen rising 8% to 42.3 billion. he here as always is going to be iphone sales. the main driver of apple revenue, we're going to speak with analysts all morning to get their perspective on the name. but what is your take, america? log in to facebook and vote in our arm chair analyst poll. will apple tonight meet, beat or miss estimates? as for the economy, here is today's calendar. >> how is the crowd sourcing experiment gone so far? i haven't looked at the results. >> the results for coming. >>? >> i can't even log in to the borrowing page. >> they've gotten some decent numbers that have come this. i think there are 1500 or 1700 -- >> but are they better -- >> they're good at it, but i think we have made the mistake of picking from predictable companies. that's why we started picking some trickier companies like apple. that's the one that's up in the air. nobody knows exactly what'
Apr 23, 2013 9:00am EDT
for the company. is it too late to buy the stock. >> we're counting down to apple's earnings report and that will be after the close. the shares over the $400 mark. one way or the other. >> luxury not dead, at least not according to coach and we'll dig deeper into those numbers. >> u.s. airways and delta beating those numbers. >> not quite as sanguine. we'll take a look at the airline sector and talk about travel turbulence a bit, as well. >> definitely not comericcal. >> for the first time since september 2011. the video streaming service posted quarterly earnings of 31 cents and well above estimates and said it added 2 million streaming subscribers in the u.s. helped by "house of cards." people, jim, this morning are saying netflix became hbo faster than hbo could become netflix. >> 30 million. internationally you got more than 30 million. i don't think people realize how non-promotional will this conference call was. it really was. they said, listen, the reason why we did well is -- no, it's a combination of things. we didn't lose people after we made the change. people do like "
Apr 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
stock can rally. even slightly or convincingly. which is what happened with apple tonight. and what's been happening with this market for most of 2013. with today being still one more day that the market put on a terrific better than expected show, the dow rallying 152 points, s&p rose 0.14%, nasdaq gaining 11%. >> tuesday is up day around here, 15. straight. i can give you the basics on this apple. apple earned $10.09 versus the $10 people expected. the dividend has been boosted nicely, 15% or that the company boosted the buyback from $10 billion to $60 billion and expect the buyback to be complete by next year. apple tends to use its balance sheet to borrow, help by the stock. it seems silly with $144 billion in cash but remember, a lot of it is overseas, so frankly, as far as i'm concerned, it's good. but here's what really matters. just as apple was totally loved at the top, it was scored at the bottom. and that's pretty much a microcosm of so many other stocks, whether it be yum, k can fc, which respected reported a good number tonight after merrill lynch cut the stock to a sel
Apr 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
, apple earnings out today. why traders and investors are bracing for the worst. plus, why facebook could soon forever change the lives of people living in a town in iowa. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's tuesday, april 23rd. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the apple of the market's eye: the tech giant reports earnings after the close. the stock rallied monday along with the broader market. gold cruised $30 higher in the session, while oil had a smooth ride up 80 cents. netflix reels in viewers & investors: the online film company posted better-than- expected earnings, added more than 2 million subscribers, and shares traded up to $207 following the news after the close. netflix stock is up 88% since january 1st. and more information is likely to emerge today after canadian police say they arrested two men monday for allegedly attempting to derail a passenger train traveling between new york and canada. tony harris of performance trust investment advisors joins us now with a look
Apr 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of the hottest shorts of the year -- the yen and apple. john taylor sticks around to tell us if you can make money betting against the yen and an investor says apple is a double from here. we'll focus on the stock after the bell tonight. plus, netflix soaring after earnings beat shares up 20% today. it's still way down b from the glory days. where to next? two top analysts debate netflix's future when we come back. >>> welcome back to the halftime report. i'm josh lip ton. coach delivering the goods. reporting better than expected third quarter earnings and revenues. ramping up is a lifestyle brand expanding beyond bags into clothing and shoes. stock off the early morning highs but up 11% now. scott? >> josh, thanks so much. shocker, surprise, believer? >> the penalty for being short a stock and i wasn't short coach. >> you didn't like it. >> i still think it is a brand on its heels and michael kors is taking share, but the way it acts with the underlying fundamentals are two things. you mentioned cat. you believe the ceo now? if you believe in the last four quarters you're down 20%. he's mi